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Classics@10: Kerstin Jentsch-Mancor, The Dialectics of Truth in Manolis Anagnostakis’ Poetry

The Dialectics of Truth in Manolis Anagnostakis’ Poetry Kerstin Jentsch-Mancor This article examines Manolis Anagnostakis’s eight collections of poems, Τα ποιήματα 1941–1971 (Εποχές 1–3, Συνέχεια, Παρενθέσεις, Συνέχεια 2–3, Ο Στόχος [Epochs 1–3, Continuation, Parentheses, Continuation 2–3, The Goal]) that exemplify the spiritual journey of a (poetic) consciousness in crisis, suggesting… Read more

Classics@10: Panayotis League, Rewriting Unwritten History: Folklore, Nationalism, and the Ban of the Cretan Violin

Rewriting Unwritten History: Folklore, Nationalism, and the Ban of the Cretan Violin Panayotis League Historian Eric Hobsbawm defines “invented tradition” as “a set of practices… of a ritually symbolic nature” that “automatically implies continuity with… a suitable historic past” (1983:1). Sometimes the past—suitable or not—is there for the taking. This… Read more

Classics@10: Stamatia Dova, Introduction

ΑΝΤΙΔΩΡΟΝ Stamatia Dova I first met Lily Macrakis when she became Dean of Hellenic College in 2002; she was literally “a breath of fresh air.” In the years we worked together, I came to further appreciate her scholarship, and benefited enormously from her leadership. With her incredible ability to persevere… Read more